Cauvery River

 

  • Cauvery River rises on Brahmagiri Hill of Western Ghats in south-western Karnataka.
  • It flows in south-easterly direction through Karnataka and Tamil Nadu before emptying into Bay of Bengal.
  • At its mouth near Bay of Bengal it forms wide delta called garden of southern India.
  • Kaveri‚Äôs main tributaries are Kabani (Kabbani), Noyil, Amaravati, Hemavati, Lakshmantirtha and Bhavani rivers.
  • The river is important for its irrigation canal projects in southern states of Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry.

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